This week, we chatted with Jonathan, to learn more about his career aspirations and why he joined the African Accounting Academy. Jonathan is a student in our May 2019 Cohort in Rwanda, and is on track to complete the African Accounting Academy course by 10 August 2019!
Haystack: Which university did you attend?
Jonathan: I attend University of Rwanda College of Business and Economics. I study at the Gikondo campus.
Haystack: Where are you working now and what is your role?
Jonathan: Right now, I am working at a professional internship at HLB Rwanda, an audit and tax firm. I am a trainee in accounting, audit and tax. Some of my responsibilities are capturing data in excel, posting journals in QuickBooks and preparing tax declarations.
Haystack: How do you think the African Accounting Academy will impact your future day-to-day work?
Jonathan: : The course has had a positive impact because it has given me some new insights that help me to carry out my tasks day to day. I also find that I am motivated by AAA because I am learning new skills.
Haystack: What are your career goals?
Jonathan: My career goal is to become a businessman, providing accounting services to other companies.
Haystack: What are your hobbies outside work and studying?
Jonathan: My hobbies are to make stories with my friends, movies and music.
Haystack: Any favourite movies or singers?
Jonathan: My favorite movie is the Notebook. My favorite singer is Rudeboy, from Tanzania.
Thank you, Jonathan, for taking the time to talk to us and good luck completing the African Accounting Academy course!
Are you looking to hire someone like Jonathan to strengthen your accounting or finance team? We have a cohort of graduates who will be ready for both internships and full-time positions on 12 August 2019. Reach out to us now, to secure a qualified, eager to learn graduate to join your team!